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fraud. >>> the battle of the speeches at the u.n. general assembly. the president of the plin authority and israel prime minister slamming each other. israel rejects the two state solution and waging a war on ethnic cleansing of palestinians benjamin netanyahu denies. >> translator: israel refuses to end the occupation and refuseses to allow the palestinian people to obtain their rights and freedom and rejects the establishment of the estate of palestine. >> we won't solve our conflict with libellous peaches at the u.n. ly bell -- libelous speeches at the u.n. we have to sit together and compromise in which we recognize the one and only jewish state. >> remember, it's all about palestine and whether it should become a state alongside israel. throw in jerusalem and who should claim that city as their capital, you have centuries long tension. joining us is an international human rights lawyer and founder of "islamic pasi phils" in the post osama era. wow, working on anything else? takes guts to accuse a jewish guy of ethnic cleansing. >> i think what most vuers need to understand, general
. >> ( translated ): thorough our ambassador we maintain contacts with syria and they assure us also through the u.n.'s special envoy for syria mr. lakhdar ibrahimi that it is a tragic incident, such incidents will not be repeated in the future. scuffles outside the turkish parliament in ankara, only a few protested, but many turks fear war erupting with their neighbor. once a friend, now deemed an enemy. inside the chamber, m.p.s granted the government powers to send troops over the border but that looks unlikely. by this evening the syrians had done exactly what the russians asked. inside syria, the war grows ever more bitter. neighboring countries and world powers have picked sides and are providing arms and other support, but as the u.n. security council meets tonight to discuss a resolution on yesterday's shelling, it's clear that no-one, least of all turkey and syria, wants the war to spill over the border. >> woodruff: for more on this i'm joined now by henri barkey-- a specialist in turkish affairs and a former state department official in the clinton administration. he now teaches at lehigh
it a tragic accident. the u.n. security council condemned the bombing and called it a violation of law. turkey shelled military posts. the turkish prime minister says it it doesn't want to go to war but asked the parliament to approve further attacks. >>> a police officer shot an un armed driver. the victim was a national guardsman. he cut off two police vehicles on the grand central parkway yesterday morning. officers pulled him over, and tommed him to put his hands -- and told him to put his hands up and shot him. they claimed he was reaching under his seat but passenger says his hands were on the wheel. >>> federal investigators are looking in to whether two border agents may have been shot in a fire incident. it happened tuesday near the u.s.-mexico border in arizona. u.s. officials originally blamed it on armed criminals but now, investigators is say they can't rule out whether shots were fired in the friendly fire incident. one of the agents died, a second one was wounded. >>> san francisco has a new catholic archbishop this morning. more than 2000 worshipers filled st. mary's yesterday
in aleppo burned this market, this is part of the u.n. world heritage site. rebels say they are fighting a decisive battle for the city. >>> and investigators at a detroit area, yesterday, acting on a claim that a man saw a body buried there around the same time that jimmy hoffa disappeared. by the way, 37 years ago that was, they dug up soil samples, and their first impression, not encouraging. >> we took two separate samples, all the samples basically just looked like murky, muddy earth. because of that, there is really no discernible remains visible. >> and police will check the soil samples anyway. we should know on monday what the analysis turns up, we'll let you know. >>> and jimmy hoffa's disappearance is still an open case. and every few years, a new clue comes up that re-energyizes the search, and the legend actually grows with time. more on the story. >> reporter: jimmy hoffa, the mafia-backed union leader in the era of robert kennedy. played in the movie, hoffa by jack nicholson. >> and my brother elected president -- >> but in 1975. hoffa disappeared, an american anti-hero wa
the u.n. general assembly, a cameraman traveling with his delegation was making a covert getaway. contacting american authorities to seek asylum. >> hassan golkanbhan was reportedly apart of ahmadinejad's inner circle for several years. could be a major intelligence loss for the normally tight-lipped iranian government. with us now is the attorney for golkanbhan here in the united states paul o'dwyer. welcome to the program. so he, he came here for the u.n. general assembly, and then contacted authorities. why is he seeking asylum? >> well, he's seeking asylum because he obviously does not want to return to live in iran. >> why? >> concerns about -- first of all, he does not want to continue to live in the regime, and he is offended by how the regime treats people, about how it treats its enemies, about how it treats the iranian people, about the level of persecution there. and he also has concerns about now about his own safety. when he came here, he was, as you say, he was a cameraman with the entourage. he came here with the understanding that he was to take the deal of the --
to some foreign news this morning, the u.n. security council is condemning syria after an artillery strike on a turkish border town that killed five civilians. syria has since apologized but fears about a possible cross-border war have now triggered protests. riot police used tear gas and water cannons to break up protest near turk year's parliament building. >>> firefighters are struggling to contain a wildfire threatening dozens of homes in washington state. the fire fueled by bone dry conditions quickly scorched 150 acres. some people in the town of shelton, 40 miles from seattle, were forced from their homes. others were put on notice to be ready to get out. >>> american airlines is canceling dozens of flights just before the holiday weekend. as it scrambles to fix loose passenger seats. airline executives are not blaming the problem on its own work force. they claim it's a combination of wear and even poor design and spilled soda krks you believe that, causing seat clamps to fail. the repairs should be made by tomorrow.clamps to fail. the repairs should be made by tomorrothat, causing
will continue to seek full u.n. membership. let's listen to this then i want you to chime in. >> translator: for peace, ladies and gentlemen, we will continue our efforts to obtain full membership for palestine at the united nations. [ applause ] we are confident that the vast majority of the countries of the world support our endeavor aimed at salvaging the chances for a just peace. >> so most countries have supported palestinian membership. any chance that the u.s. will? >> well, in a word, no. the united states thinks that this is a dramatic move, would really alienate the israelis and want the two parties to get back to the table to negotiate and the u.s. has even threatened to withhold aid if the palestinians continue on this track. >> all right, releae elise labo. thanks. >>> 15 minutes past the hour. let's get you up to date and christian teen romans with this morning's top story. >> thank you, zoraida. it started with a standing ovation. fans of baltimore welcoming the real nfl refs back last night after suffering through three weeks of replacements. a scene likely to be repeated su
of the fire. >> the secretary of state hillary clinton mentioned that there's this u.n. soalled friends of syria, and they pledged more than $50 million for the opposition, whether it be in weapons or whether it be to help refugees, et cetera. has that message gotten to the opposition. if so, what is their reaction and when do they expect that assistance? >> well, fredrickfredricka, the has gotten to the opposition, but the opposition is grateful for this assistance, and they have been. the u.s. and other countries have given, you know, have given money and aid in the past, but the opposition, and especially the rebels have said from day one what they need more than anything is they need more artillery. they need more firepower. they need anti-aircraft guns and anti-tank guns. they're running low on supplies, they don't have those supplies. the u.s. since they started aiding the opposition, has said they don't want to further militarize this conflict. they only want to send in nonlethal assistance, things like satellite phones and computers or food or medical supplies. and so you have t
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